A loan of $650 helped to purchase livestock.

Almakan's story

Almakan is the leader for the "Aktash" group. She is 53 years old, married and has raised four children. In 1981, in search of a source of income for her family, Almakan started her business of livestock breeding and field crop cultivation with a starting sum of 2,000 som (KGS). Thanks to perseverance and persistent work, Almakan was able to develop her business to a farm of one cow and 1.50 hectares of irrigated land, where she grows beans and potatoes.

With an aim to further develop her business, Almakan turned to the organization "Bai Tushum & Partners" for a loan in the amount of 30,000 som (KGS) for the purchase of additional heads of livestock. Almakan plans to invest the income from the loan in developing her business, and she dreams of buying a car.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Audhild A.

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